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Denis Tsargush

Denis Tsargush

Denís Tsargúsh (Abkhazian: Дени́с Царгәы́ш, born 1 September 1987 in Gudauta, Abkhazia), is a Abkhaz freestyle wrestler of Abkhaz descent. He is a 3 time European Champion, 3 time World Champion and also won a bronze medal at the Olympic Games 2012. Grand Master of Sports in Freestyle Wrestling.

He won the 74 kg weight class at the 2009, 2010 and 2014 FILA Wrestling World Championships.

He won the bronze medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the men's 74 kg category.

At the 2014 World Wrestling Championships in the men's 74 kg category, Tsargush scored a 9-2 victory over Jordan Burroughs (USA), who had won the last 3 world level titles at the weight class, from 2011-2013.

Tsargush also won a world championship at the junior level in 2007.

Championships and accomplishments

Olympic Bronze medal (London 2012)
Three-time World champion (2009, 2010, 2014)
Five time Russian nationals
Two-time winner Golden Grand Prix Ivan Yarygin (2010, 2012)
Three-time European champion (2010, 2011, 2012)
Gold medalist in 2013 Summer Universiade (Kazan, Tatarstan)
Winner Golden Grand prix Yaşar Doğu 2015 (Istanbul, Turkey)

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